Sweat at Home with Denise: Full Body Kettlebell Workout

Its no secret that Kettlebells are my most favourite piece of equipment. If you’ve been following you will have quickly learned that I use kettlebells as part of my daily workouts most of the time. In some form or another, I add it in, which is why I am so excited to be able to…

Sweat at Home with Denise- Cardio + Core Med Ball Workout

Did you know that Medicine Balls are one of the most ancient pieces of athletic equipment?  It dates back to 1000BC. It was used by athletes in Ancient Greece. If you are looking to increase your core and overall strength, coordination, balance and endurance adding a medicine ball to your workouts can target all of…

Sweat at Home with Denise- 30 Min Cardio Circuit

30 Minutes is all you need! No equipment, just your body! Take it outside or in your living room, just get ready to sweat, train hard and get a quick killer workout in! 30 Minute, Cardio Circuit!  6 Exercises, 1 Circuit, 3 Rounds. Complete each exercise consecutively, then repeat for 3 rounds (x3)  Take a…

Genetics: Your Health, Wellness & Fitness Level

Being a personal trainer and certified nutrition coach, you can probably imagine how excited I was to learn about a new DNA test that specifically tests our fitness and nutrition genes. A few weeks ago I was invited to attend an information session with MyDNA as they launch this new DNA test in Canada.  It…

Top 10 Things to Know About Getting Fit

    Being “fit” has nothing to do with the way you look but everything to do with how you feel and move. If you are reading this and thinking about making changes to better your overall health- then welcome! Here is my advice to you. These are all the things I have learned over…

Quick & Healthy Oatmeal- The Superfood Breakfast!

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day.  It’s funny because it used to be my least. I used to skip it entirely, but that was at a time where I didn’t realize how important eating breakfast was for your metabolism, in staying healthy and fueling your body.   Oatmeal is not only one of…

Eat the Rainbow! Join The 8 Week VegeGreen Challenge + Giveaway!

Health experts tell us to “Eat the Rainbow” of fruits and veggies. Why? Because every colour represents different powerhouse nutrients! When you eat (or drink) ‘the rainbow’ your body gets what it needs to live a healthy, vibrant, energized life. Because when you’re fully nourished, you feel great. And when you feel great, you live…

Women and Diets | Why are we always looking for a quick fix?

The better question is- why do we  (women) keep falling for the newest fad diet?  What is always making us search for the diet that is going to work and work fast?  Is it only me, or do we always seem to find ourselves needing to lose 10lbs? It’s not until I changed my whole outlook…

Simple Stir Fried Quinoa

Quinoa has to be the most versatile grain, you can pretty much do anything with this grain, from cooking to baking with it. Health Benefits of Quinoa? Quinoa also falls into the ‘Superfood” category as it’s considered to be a high-fiber carbohydrate and is a complete source of protein meaning it contains all essential amino acids….